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Equestrian Intern Instructional

Apply now Job no: 500713
Department: Recreational Sports Center
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Athletics, Recreation
Status: Full Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Title: Equestrian Intern Instructional


Hours Per Week:


Job Summary:

To assist in the care of the equestrian facilities and of the horses. To assist with instructing riding for the Equestrian Center, observing the principles of riding and making safety a priority. To assist with facility coverage and supervision of special events as needed.

Duties/Physical Demands:

• Required to perform duties with limited supervision
• Conducts daily safety assessments of the animals, facilities, and equipment, and recommend appropriate action.
• Assist grooms and student workers to facilitate day-to-day care of the horses and facility maintenance.
• Instruct KNH Classes and keep records for final grade submission
• Prepare all necessary paperwork to be turned into Director and KNH Department
• Responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of all tack and equipment
• Assist in the clipping, mane pulling, and other show-grooming and maintenance
• Maintain order and appearance of all Equestrian Center equipment
• Remain current and knowledgeable in all emergency procedures of the Equestrian Center and Recreational Sports Center.
• Implement policies and procedures for the equestrian program with emphasis on current risk management.
• Assist in the training and preparation of horses for lessons
• Keep up-to-date medication and supplement list as instructed by Director
• Responsible for minor medical treatment and continued special care for specific horses as needed
• Maintain barn cleanliness
• Teaching summer camp lessons and interactive tour demonstrations
• Assist Directors with all paperwork and filing
• File work lists/ horse lists weekly
• Organize and archive outdated facility documents; maintain archives of all important documents (including but not limited to invoices, team rosters, vet, work lists, horse lists)
• Assist Directors with various projects as needed, including but not limited to correspondence
• Give tours (interactive and prospective students)
• Assist in the supervision of events
• Assist with teaching, record keeping and possible travel for competitive collegiate equestrian athletes.
• Assist in facility maintenance to include arena maintenance and vehicle upkeep
• Completes other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree
• Previous participation in equestrian sports

Desired Qualifications:

• College degree in related field.
• CPR and First Aid Certification
• Previous training and instructional experience in equestrian sports.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Strong communication and organizational skills

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EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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